Tag: FINA

Racing To The 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Racing To The 2020 Tokyo Olympics Courtesy of FINA, Yeosu EXPO Ocean Park, Gwangju, South Korea. Ten spots were up for grabs for the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. And the race was on. The winner was a heralded, but unexpected, 22-year-old from China, Xin Xin. She upset 2016 gold medalist Sharon van Rouwendaal, 2016 silver

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Fran Crippen’s Legacy Must Continue

Fran Crippen’s Legacy Must Continue Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "They can't find Fran," said Shelley Taylor-Smith in a tone that immediately scared Steven Munatones who was in New York at the time of the telephone call. "What do you mean, they can't find Fran?" Munatones asked to the FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee member

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Racing At 5 am

Racing At 5 am Courtesy of Nippon TV News 24 Japan, Tokyo, Japan. While the pool swimmers will compete in the Olympic finals in the mid-morning hours during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games so the American television audience will watch the Olympic swim finals live in prime time, the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim finalists will swim even earlier in the morning.

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